The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £431 £369
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+64.91% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 570 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.71% 97.94% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 405 343
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the South Wales region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the South Wales region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £325 -
Bridgend - 1 £463 -
Security Engineer
Wales

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
1 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Secure Coding
3 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
3 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (29.41%) OWASP
3 5 (29.41%) Proofpoint
4 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Social Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
5 3 (17.65%) Static Program Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Fuzz Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.88%) CCTV
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (29.41%) OWASP
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Secure Coding
2 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Social Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Static Program Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) CEH
2 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
4 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) pfSense
2 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
2 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Proofpoint
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) SAP